A stovetop espresso maker is also called an Italian coffee maker, moka pot or a coffee percolator. The Bialetti was the original and is popular all around the world. The stovetop moka pot a great method for making a rich and tasty cup of coffee that’s a little lighter and less heavy than you get from an electric espresso machine.
Follow our 7 simple steps to work a little magic on the stovetop with your moka pot.
What you'll need
- Stovetop 3 cups / 6 cups
- Filtered water
- Nuddy Coffee
Boil a kettle of filtered water.
Grind your coffee whilst waiting for the water to boil. The grind size should be a similar size to fine table salt.
Add hot water to the bottom chamber.
Fill it up with water to the point just below the pressure valve.
Insert the filter basket into the bottom chamber.
Fill the filter basket with ground coffee.
Flatten out evenly with your finger. No tamping is required.
- Add 14g of coffee for a 3 cup (140ml) stovetop brewer.
- Add 24g of coffee for a 6 cup (280ml) stovetop brewer.
Screw the top and bottom chambers of your stovetop brewer together.
Don't over-tighten it.
Put the brewer on the stove using a moderate heat.
Make sure the handle is not subject to heat.
Listen to the sound.
Coffee will begin to come out and fill the top brewing chamber with a puffing sound. Once the sound stops completely, turn off the stove and remove the stovetop brewer.